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Trump never truly understood why Paul Manafort chose Mike Pence as his Vice President. Trump thought that Pence’s commitment to theocracy would serve Trump’s con of the evangelicals and guarantee loyalty rather than the opposite. Trump got “betrayed” by Pence because he knew Trump would never really be able to deliver a...

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  • February 24, 2021

Nearly anyone would be better than the Dominionist nutlog, Mike Pompeo. Robert Wright (New Republic) and Connor Echols wrote an article last week grading Tony Blinken, the apparent choice by Joe Biden for Secretary of State. The combination with his former partner in a consultancy, Michelle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense,...

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  • November 23, 2020

The Trump Administration does not dispute that Dana Rohrabacher and Charles Johnson offered Assange a pardon from Trump if he would say Russia had nothing to do with the DNC Wikileaks.   Assange was offered presidential pardon to help 'resolve' Russia's role in the DNC hack and cover up links...

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  • September 18, 2020

Another Trump presser today, there were more of the same lies especially about the availability of COVID vaccines. Trump furthermore went full disinformation about mask use. CNN’s Dana Bash referred to Trump’s account as “propaganda”. http://www.pscp.tv/… x In opening statement, Pres Trump calls on @joebiden to “stop promoting his anti-vaccine theories.”...

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  • September 16, 2020

It is indeed a tough way to make a living, but our lived experience tells us that we can survive Trumpism. Even if he steals the election he will get removed. Like the Las Vegas show The Act, and the Steele report of golden showers in the Russian hotel, it...

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  • August 21, 2020

Trump and the GOP's cancel mania still proliferate, because fear, hate, and money rule the roost until November. All that right-wing cruelty comes out, with GOP governors willing to sacrifice their populations for cult-leader Trump. Those not trying to preserve the Republican party are otherwise drunk on Trumpist nonsense. Then there...

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  • July 14, 2020

The Trump crime spree continues and the carnage cannot be commuted because Roger Stone remains a convicted felon. Trump’s minions have all but declared victory now that Trump put on a mask, like 134,000 deaths don’t count. x Retweet if you agree trump is the most corrupt president in United...

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  • July 12, 2020

“Unprecedented, historic corruption:  an American president commutes the sentence of a person convicted by a jury of lying to shield that very president.” — Mitt Romney x “The president may have had the power to help his longtime friend. But that does not make it any less a perversion of justice...

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  • July 11, 2020

When the history of the 2020 election is written, it is the story broken by the New York Times, chronicling the scheme hatched by Vlad the Imp to pay a bounty for the lives of US soldiers in Afghanistan that may well have been the final nail in the Trump...

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  • July 4, 2020

How good are the cameras at Rose M. Singer Center (Rikers for Women)? The goods: laundry, baggage, etc. and the tapes, oh so many tapes. Is the GOP “so far gone that even if Ghislane Maxwell implicates the President in child sex trafficking, they will find a way to excuse...

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  • July 2, 2020

The winning formula is based on multiple distractions because even Trump’s daily brief seems to now have become a hoax. The problem in any time of iconoclasm, waging a propaganda war at the level of symbolism eventually must come to a moment where one consciously recognizes material reality. x The plan is...

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  • July 1, 2020

Aside from a provocative trip to Tulsa this afternoon, there were many naked attempts to get reelected despite all the criming going on. So many other potential crimes might get covered up by more blatant manipulations. Another Friday evening featured yet another flim-flam, this time with the prosecution of Rudy Giuliani. This...

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  • June 20, 2020

Remember that DoJ dropping charges against Flynn is being done in the context of a diversion and a pandemic. There are Mueller investigation files being unsealed. With imminent release of #RussiaTranscripts Fox News is already spinning it as raising doubts about @RepAdamSchiff saying there was evidence of collusion. So, here's...

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  • May 7, 2020

Remember that DoJ dropping charges against Flynn is being done in the context of a diversion and a pandemic. There are Mueller investigation files being unsealed. x With imminent release of #RussiaTranscripts Fox News is already spinning it as raising doubts about @RepAdamSchiff saying there was evidence of collusion. So,...

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  • May 7, 2020

Justice gets done, despite the tweet-bleating of Trump and the intervention of Barr. The Trumpocracy’s court jester is sentenced to 40 months in prison (three years, four months, $20,000 fine, two years probation, plus community service). There will be an appeal, as well as speculation about a Trump pardon/commutation, as the...

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  • February 20, 2020

Well, this is really something if it proves to be true. (Then again, no amount of Trump corruption would surprise me at this point.) The Daily Beast: President Trump offered to pardon Julian Assange if he agreed to cover up the involvement of Russia in hacking emails from the Democratic...

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  • February 19, 2020

The Trump campaign’s media strategy will more directly address “local news” that at some moment might trade on the same model of Sinclair Broadcasting. Brad Parscale described it as “fighting with the local papers”. Information spam and the Trump campaign could have much more in common this year, since the...

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  • February 7, 2020

News on Friday that a federal court convicted former Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone on seven counts, including obstruction of a proceeding, false statements, and witness tampering only added to Trump’s woes as the second day of impeachment hearings played out in Washington. Stone’s conviction certainly added to an aura of criminality that surrounds...

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  • November 18, 2019

Unlike the failed coup in Venezuela, this time in Bolivia, the military has prevailed upon Evo Morales to resign. Banana Republicans finally manage a military coup, this time in Bolivia, but there are cautionary tales. x Breaking News: President Evo Morales of Bolivia has announced his resignation after the military...

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  • November 10, 2019

Still unfinished business as the Roger Stone trial overcomes food poisoning to continue, and Trump’s possible lies to the Special Counsel may emerge. Follow @dfriedman33 for up-to-date reporting on the Roger Stone trial! And here's the story on why this trial could be bad news for @realDonaldTrump:https://t.co/cAM8nZAFZi https://t.co/7Ekh6wujHV — David...

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  • November 6, 2019

Buzzfeed has gotten hold of a tranche of the Mueller Report’s unpublished memos and southpaw on Twitter has been sifting through them. One of the more explosive states that, according to Rick Gates, the Republican National Committee knew in advance when Wikileaks would drop the emails from the Clinton campaign that Russia...

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  • November 2, 2019

With the revelation this week that Fox News helped Russian intelligence agents spread the vulgar conspiracy theory about Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich’s murder in 2016, we have entered a dark and dangerous place. We're at the point where a major American cable news channel teamed up with forces from...

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  • July 10, 2019

I am not a journalist, but I have been reading this argument about how some view Julian Assange of Wikileaks as a journalist, even though he is a personally repulsive human being.  Given the low regard that many of use hold the modern practice of journalism — bothsiderism and false equivalency,...

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  • April 28, 2019

Well, this is interesting, huh? The Hill: A Twitter account for WikiLeaks, the document trove website founded by Julian Assange, said Thursday that Assange will be ousted from his sanctuary at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London within “hours to days.” The website tweeted Thursday claiming that a senior source with...

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  • April 5, 2019

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1262. It was reported that US farm exports...

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  • February 28, 2019

Michael Cohen’s testimony today was by no means good for Donald Trump, even if Cohen claims he never went to Prague. In fact, based on what Cohen told the committee, he’s committed at least five felonies, according to conservative columnist and frequent Trump critic Max Boot. They are: 1. Conspiracy to defraud...

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  • February 28, 2019

Politico has snagged a copy of tomorrow’s Michael Cohen testimony. Here’s just a taste: I am ashamed of my weakness and misplaced loyalty – of the things I did for Mr. Trump in an effort to protect and promote him. I am ashamed that I chose to take part in...

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  • February 27, 2019

This is craven. Because Donald Trump twiddles his tweeter thumbs at CNN 24/7, the network has apparently bowed to the “pressure,” hiring a former Trump DOJ official and Republican operative, Sarah Isgur Flores, to oversee its 2020 election coverage. That’s not a typo. It’s not meant to say “to oversee...

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  • February 20, 2019

Daily Beast “This Time It’s Russia’s Emails Getting Leaked The Russian oligarchs and Kremlin apparatchiks spared by WikiLeaks in the past will not be so lucky this week, when transparency activists drop a massive archive of leaked docs. Russian oligarchs and Kremlin apparatchiks may find the tables turned on them...

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  • January 24, 2019

I’m still laughing. You know, I thought that the G20 meeting was supposed to be a serious matter, between serious world leaders. That swing-your-arm-back-a-foot, loud slap, thumb grab handshake between the two international pariahs, Putin and MBS that I was yesterday was the most juvenile display in the history of...

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  • December 1, 2018

Legendary reporter Carl Bernstein appeared on CNN earlier today and tossed out this little morsel: “According to sources familiar with aspects of the Mueller investigation, the special prosector has known for more than a year that Manafort visited the president of Ecuador in Ecuador — that the special prosecutor has...

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  • November 27, 2018

Look, I get it, it's just human nature. Right now, everybody is fixated on tying Trump and his pathetic campaign to the stolen DNC and Podesta e-mails, mainly because it's just so damn sexy. Looking at things that someone else wrote that were never intended for our eyes speaks to...

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  • August 9, 2018

As Sherlock Holmes was wont to say, “The game is afoot Watson!” While the last week or sao may have been a helter skelter, we've worked our way through the serpentine line, and now we get to take a ride on the 45 day roller coaster. Why 45 days? Because,...

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  • July 17, 2018

Right now, Robert Mueller is toying with Trump and the GOP the way you’d mess with your at’s head with a laser pointer. The old saying is that “timing is everything,” and Robert Mueller is showing once again that those old sayings last for a reason. It was reported that...

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  • July 14, 2018

No lead-in needed; we all know what’s happened, and we all know what looks to be in the works.  Let’s get into the news, but first, let’s get into the players (if you already know all this, feel free to skip): Syria / Assad: No introduction needed. Controls generally the...

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  • April 10, 2018

The Republicans are circling their wagons today and dancing a little dance of joy because Mueller issued an indictment that doesn’t, in fact, directly implicate any Americans as anything except idiots. And we all know that they’re quite accustomed to being implicated as idiots, so they’re taking that as a...

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  • February 16, 2018
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